Photograph credit: Soho Garden and Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club

Our Pick Of The Top 10 Events In Dubai This Weekend

There are plenty of reasons to get out and experience what’s happening this weekend in the city. Here are our picks of the top ten events in Dubai.

Pre-Owned Boat Show and LobsterFest

When: Thursday, 8th November-Saturday, 10th November

Where: Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club

About: Head over to Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club this weekend. The Pre-Owned Boat Show returns for its ninth edition, featuring the ever-famous LobsterFest and a line-up of entertainment offerings. You can take part in a four-piece Inflatathon obstacle course and catch live boating action. Up for grabs are two return flight tickets to anywhere in the world and a free pass to the upcoming Inflatahon, on 23rd November. Diners spending over Dhs100 at LobsterFest can stand a chance to win two free return flights as well.

Photograph credit: Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club

Rick Ross live

When: Thursday, 8th November

Where: Base Dubai

About: Rapper Rick Ross will perform at Base Dubai this Thursday, for their weekly ‘Lyfe’ night. The American rap star, famed for tracks like ‘Hustlin’ and ‘Purple Lamborghini,’ boasts six Grammy nominations and has been recognized for his club conquering tracks by numerous publications. Free entry and free beverages for ladies until 1 am. Dhs200 entry for lads. For reservations, contact 055 3134 999 or email

DJ Behrouz live

When: Thursday, 8th November  

Where: Soho Garden

About: Meydan’s party hotspot, Soho Garden is hosting DJ Behrouz this Thursday. The world-renowned DJ has been on the circuit for two decades and had a residency at Pacha Ibiza. He rose to fame after the success of his remix of, ‘Safe From Harm,’ topping Billboard’s Dance chart. Plus, he earned numerous awards and accolades from the music industry. Partygoers can expect a set of deep house music. For reservations, contact 052 388 8849.

HotBed party

When: Friday, 9th November

Where: Soho Beach

About: Fresh after the Defected festival last week, Soho Beach is hosting the Ibiza party residency this Friday. The session will be headlined by Danny Langan, Billy Cocks, Parris, Matt Sax and Walks, entertaining party people with deep, uplifting vocal house and live instrumentalists. For reservations, contact 052 433 3375 or email

Photograph credit: Soho Beach

Dim Sum Disco brunch

When: Friday, 9th November

Where: Maiden Shanghai

About: Candypants’ high-energy Dim Sum Disco brunch takes place this Friday at FIVE The Palm’s Maiden Shanghai. The brunch serves contemporary Chines and Far Eastern cuisine, alongside beverage packages. Hang out at the post-brunch party with local talent Adam Graca, playing a mix of Urban and Commercial tunes. For reservations, email

Photograph credit: Candypants

The Laughter Factory

When: Friday, 9th November

Where: Movenpick JBR

About: Comedians Angelo Tsarouchas, Yuriko Kotan and Paul Thorne are headlining The Laughter Factory this Friday, for a night of knee-slapping comedy. Comedy buffs can expect bants, racial and observational humour from the trio. Tickets cost Dhs150 and with by bringing five friends, you can enter for free. For tickets, click here.

Reebok Wadi Bih run-Hatta edition

When: Friday, 9th November

Where: Hatta Fort Hotel

About: With the temperatures cooling down, it’s perhaps the best time of the year to enjoy mountainous adventures. The Wadi Bih run-Hatta edition offers relay races for people of all ages and abilities, ranging between 20-70 kms, traversing through the Hatta mountains and back. Registrations are currently open. For registration, click here.

Photograph credit: Rebook Wadi Bih Run

Ironstar SwimRun Dubai

When: Saturday, 10th November

Where: Sheraton JBR

About: Ironstar SwimRun Dubai is offering athletes a chance to swim across the Arabian Sea and sprint across the upcoming tourist attraction, with races ranging between 200-1000 metres. Top three athletes will be awarded at the end of each race. Ticket pricing starts from Dhs246. To participate, click here.

Super Sports Mina Mile Open Water Swim

When: Saturday, 10th November

Where: Barasti Beach

About: Le Meridien Mina Seyahi’s popular beach club, Barasti hosting a series of swimming races and a tam relay. Races vary between 200-900 metres and winners will be awarded prizes. Registrations are open and ticket pricing starts from Dhs175 for adults. To participate, click here.

Photograph credit: Visit Dubai

The Color Run Hero Tour

When: Saturday, 10th November

Where: Dubai Autodrome

About: Regarded as the “happiest 5km on the planet,” The Color Run Hero Tour has got new features for the upcoming edition. This time, their tour boats two new zones and the return of the foam zone. Every kilometer of the run will be celebrated with colours. Tickets priced between Dhs183 to Dhs275 for adults.

Photograph credit: The Color Run